Media

Latest News

Oct 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph. D.

Oct 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced a bill to require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study coverage for services related to the amputation of a limb.

Oct 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) issued the following statement on the passing of Bishop Joseph Nathan Perry, Jr., Senior Bishop of Perry’s Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson, North Carolina.

Oct 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Billy Long (R-MO) and Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2020.

Oct 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the House passage of the Updated Heroes Act:

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s (D-NC) bill, H.R. 4439, the Creating Hope Reauthorization Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), sent a bipartisan letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) requesting $3 billion in emergency relief for the National Science Foundation (NSF) to respond to the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and David Price (D-NC), and U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced that they secured a $47.5 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant from the U.S.

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of life-long Wilson County resident, long-time statesman of Wilson, North Carolina and friend, Bucky Robbins. Robbins passed away at age 73, at his home surrounded by family members Tuesday, September 15, 2020 following a prolonged illness.

Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield’s bills, H.R. 3957—Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act, and H.R. 4439—Creating Hope Reauthorization Act passed out of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce.  Committee passage places each of these critical bills one step closer to becoming law.

Pages

In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

Pages